The MUSC Division of Occupational Therapy is among the nation's finest, ranked in the top 10 percent (#17) by US News and World Report. The program now offers a graduate, entry level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (ELOTD) curriculum which begins each year in late May and culminates with an individualized capstone project. Incoming students must have completed a bachelor's degree and all related prerequisite coursework prior to entering the program. The curriculum is full-time, year-round and takes 3 years to complete.
The MUSC Division of Occupational Therapy program now offers a graduate, post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (PPOTD) designed for experienced occupational therapists who desire to advance their careers. Applicants admitted to the program must have completed a master's degree in occupational therapy. The program is currently part-time, completed online with three weekend sessions per year, and takes 5 semesters to complete.
The MUSC Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy is transitioning to the Occupational Therapy Doctorate and will graduate its last class in July of 2020.